Movie star Virginia Mayo has died at a nursing home in Thousand Oaks, California. She was 84. She was born in St. Louis who rose to star status in 1944 in the movie, “The Princess and the Pirate,” with Bob Hope. She was one of the stars of “The Best Years of our Lives” in 1946. One of her better-remembered roles was as the wife of gangster Jimmy Cagney in “White Heat.” Mayo also played opposite Gregory Peck in “Captain Horatio Hornblower,” Ronald Reagan in “The Girl from Jones Beach,” and “The Silver Chalice” with Paul Newman.
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